Former Lagos state governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is believed to be interested in the 2023 presidential election. Even though, the APC national leader had been receiving treatment after his knee surgery and as a result, he has been away from Nigeria for awhile. Anyway, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu disclosed that Nigerians at large are still waiting for his return and decision over APC's Presidential candidate for the election in 2023.
The Statement made by the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai that "it will be foolish of Someone to Stay in Lagos or Port Harcourt and tell the Northerners what to do about shift of Power in 2023"should not be Misquoted or Politicised. It should be recalled that Southern Leaders have maintained their stand that Power should come to south in 2023.
The 2023 presidential election have raised a lot of arguments and debates within the nation. This is because many regions and political groups believe that it's their turn to produce the next president after President Muhammadu Buhari's tenure. (Image Credit: Vanguard). However, the Southern Governors Forum led by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu made it clear that the Southern region will produce the next president.
A reportage by Daily Post revealed the plights of residents in Ayede Ogbese community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. Despite the fact that an anti- open grazing bill has been passed into law in the state, the people of the region are threatening to resort to self-help in a bid to ensure that herds do not continue ravaging their farmlands.
The 2023 presidency has raised a lot of misunderstandings and arguments within the country. This is because different regions believe that they are suppose to produce the next president in 2023. (Photo Credit: Infogist). Also, the Southern Governors forum led by Rotimi Akeredolu claimed that the Southern region should produce President Buhari's successor for the sake of equity and fairness.
2023 general election is drawing nearer and political parties in Nigeria are showing their political prowess. The major political parties that have been playing the game of horse-trading are the All Progressives Congress (APC) party and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where skimmings and permutations for 2023 are being played.
This viewpoint is based on one of the resolutions passed at the meeting of Northern governors and traditional rulers held on September 27, 2021. It equally has the backing of the clarification made by the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, that it is foolish for anyone to opine that the north must give power to the south in 2023.
The Governor of Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to the rejection by the Governors of the Northern region of the country, who opposed the zoning of the 2023 presidency to the southern region. Photo credit: Sahara Reporters This is coming after the northern governors met on Monday, which is on the 27 of September, 2021, at the Council Chamber of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, with some traditional leaders led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'adu Abubakar, where they condemned the call for zoning by the southern regional state governors, describing it as unlawful.
A video of vice president Yemi Osinbajo eating banana with primary school pupils inside a classroom in Ondo state has continued to generate a lot of reactions among Nigerians.Photo credit: Premium Times The incident reportedly occured at Alagbaka Estate Primary School in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. The executive governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu was also with him.
The crisis between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria have caused a lot of tension within some communities in the country. Farmlands and crops have been destroyed by cows while farm animals are attacked by aggrieved farmers. (Photo Credit: Infonow). Due to this issue, the Southern Governors forum led by Rotimi Akeredolu decided to place a ban on open grazing across the Southern states in Nigeria.
The Agitation of Southern Leaders to Produce President in 2023 is coming to reality. It should be recalled that Southern Governors have declared their intention known to the Public that the region must Produce President in 2023. The Chairman of the Governor's forum, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in the South made it known that any Political Parties that fail to Pick Presidential Candidate from the South will fail.
The Northern Governors should embrace their Southern counterpart for the shift of Power to the South in 2023. It should be recalled that Southern Governors had earlier clamoured for the Shift of Power to the South in 2023 Presidential race. The Chairman of the Southern Governors, Rotimi Akeredolu has declared to the Public that any Political Party that failed to Pick her Presidential Candidate from the South will not get the support of the region in 2023.
The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to the rejection, by the Northern Governors, of zoning the 2023 presidency to the southern region. The northern governors met on Monday, September 27,2021, at the Council Chamber of the Kaduna State Government House, with some traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto in attendance.
When some politicians in Nigeria called Tinubu the Capon of politics in Nigeria, they are not exaggerating, what they are saying is from the political permutations they have seen him played in the past. He is indeed one of the master of the game of politics in Nigeria.
The ban on "open grazing" in the Southern part of Nigeria have raised a lot of arguments within some states in the country. The Southern Governors forum led by Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo State Governor) agreed to sign the Anti-Open Grazing law across the Southern States.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi while speaking during an exclusive interview with Daily Trust expressed his opinion about the 2023 Election amongst other issues of national political importance. During the interview, Dokpesi stated that no southern candidate would win the 2023 presidential election explaining that it would a "humongous challenge".
The governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu has granted 18 inmates State pardon as part of celebrations of Nigeria's Independence Anniversary. This was announced by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde who stated that the Governor also commuted to life imprisonment 26 other inmates on death row.
Nigerians Experiencing Worst Security Crises Since Civil War -Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that Nigerians are experiencing the worst level of insecurity since the 1967-1970 Civil War. Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette In his Independence Day national broadcast, the Nigerian leader acknowledged that Nigeria is in a precarious situation that only compares to the country’s internecine war.
On Thursday, September 30, 2021, the Ondo government presented Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, with a gift of excellence. The prize was presented to Aregbesola by the State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, who was represented at the event by his Chief of Staff, Chief Gbenga Ale.
The majority of goods coming to Nigeria through sea usually arrived Apapa in Lagos, this makes the area busy and congested throughout the season, it is very difficult to get in and out of the port because of the heavy traffic occasioned by trucks waiting to convey containers to other states.